• The advantages of cost-plus contracts

    With the construction industry becoming cautious of fixed-price contracts, contractor Dan Grimshaw, founder of Beam Development, urges using cost-plus contracts.
  • Tradeswomen to build bridges at conference

    From 9-19 June 2022, the University of Westminster’s Centre for the Study of the Production of the Built Environment (bit.ly/PRoBE) is hosting a delegation of women construction workers from North America.
  • Free BBA Webinars

    The British Board of Agrément has been running free webinars on the skills shortage in the construc-tion industry, and building engineers are invited to register for the next one, Connecting a Fragmented Construction Industry Through Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, which takes place on 28 June.
  • 5 minutes with...Alison Durie

    Alison Durie changed career from working in homelessness and social care to become a building surveyor. She graduated in 2021 with a First and won CABE’s Best Final Year Student award
  • New CABE President sets out his plans

    It is my great honour to have been installed as President of CABE, witnessed by my wife Geri, two of my daughters – Grainne and Geraldine – my sister Fiona and my goddaughter Grace.
  • Karen Burt Memorial Award now open

    This annual award is made by the Women’s Engineering Society to the best chartered engineer in the following disciplines: engineering, applied science and IT.
  • Student wins Women in Property award

    Third-year Architectural Technology BSc student Madeleine Clarke won the West Midlands award at the Association of Women in Property 2021 Student of the Year Awards, an event that aims to increase and support the 15% of women who make up the construction and property workforce.
  • CITB launches Go Construct

    The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB), in partnership with STEM Learning, has launched an industry-specific ambassador scheme.
  • The need for daily CPD

    Continuing professional development (CPD) is no longer just something that is nice to have, and the sooner employers support it with allocated time in the working day, the better
  • BREEAM Awards winners announced

    BRE has revealed the winners at the BREEAM Summit and Awards 2022 – a thought leadership and networking conference followed by a celebration of sustainable building design.
  • Stewart McArthur's year as President

    It only seems like yesterday I was writing my first President’s welcome, and what a year it has been. I have met many members from all over the UK and Ireland, and while I have unfortunately not been able to physically visit the international chapters, I have enjoyed the opportunity to present virtually at both the Malaysia and Hong Kong chapters.
  • CITB chief campaigns for ex-offenders in pilot scheme

    Tim Balcon, Chief Executive of the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB), has written to construction employers to invite them to take part in a pilot scheme that will not only offer job opportunities to ex-offenders but help employers fill their skills gap.